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Year 11 Summer Exams 2010 Information For Parents.

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1 Year 11 Summer Exams 2010 Information For Parents

2 Summer External Examination Dates The first external written examination is Tuesday 18 th May The first external written examination is Tuesday 18 th May Religious Studies GCSE The last external written examination is Monday 28 th June The last external written examination is Monday 28 th June Science Module 5 GCSE or Chemistry Modules 4/5/6 GCSE

3 Practical Examinations Take place during April and May Take place during April and May GCSE Music Practical GCSE Music Practical GCSE French Speaking GCSE French Speaking GCSE Spanish Speaking GCSE Spanish Speaking GCSE PE Moderation Day GCSE PE Moderation Day GCSE Art Practical GCSE Art Practical Students will be informed when their sessions are.

4 Daily Routine School Uniform Must Be Worn! School Uniform Must Be Worn! AM Exams – meet in Lecture Theatre at 8:50am unless indicated. AM Exams – meet in Lecture Theatre at 8:50am unless indicated. PM Exams – meet in Lecture Theatre at 1:15pm unless indicated. PM Exams – meet in Lecture Theatre at 1:15pm unless indicated.

5 More Daily Routine… Personal Exam Timetables Students should check exam timetables carefully. Students should check exam timetables carefully. Speak to someone if you think there is an error. Speak to someone if you think there is an error. IMPORTANT DOCUMENT – KEEP IT SAFE!! IMPORTANT DOCUMENT – KEEP IT SAFE!! We will issue students with a couple of timetables – one could go in a prominent position at home! We will issue students with a couple of timetables – one could go in a prominent position at home!

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8 CLASHES OF EXAMS A clash is when GCSE exams are scheduled at the same time by the examination authority. A clash is when GCSE exams are scheduled at the same time by the examination authority. 24 th May pm – Fasttrack Maths and GCSE Spanish 24 th May pm – Fasttrack Maths and GCSE Spanish 8 th June pm – GCSE French and Fasttrack English 8 th June pm – GCSE French and Fasttrack English 9 th June pm – GCSE Science/Physics and Fasttrack Maths. 9 th June pm – GCSE Science/Physics and Fasttrack Maths. 22 nd June am – Electronics/Textiles and GCSE Science 22 nd June am – Electronics/Textiles and GCSE Science Students will have to sit the exams one after the other – final scheduling to be arranged – it will appear on their timetables! Students will have to sit the exams one after the other – final scheduling to be arranged – it will appear on their timetables! Students have to remain supervised between examinations. Students have to remain supervised between examinations.

9 Even More Daily Routine… Students should check the wipeboard outside the lecture theatre – this will give reminders and key information. Students should check the wipeboard outside the lecture theatre – this will give reminders and key information. Seating plans and exam times will be posted outside the lecture theatre and exam rooms. Seating plans and exam times will be posted outside the lecture theatre and exam rooms.

10 Equipment Bring the equipment you need for the exam in a clear pencil case or bag. Bring the equipment you need for the exam in a clear pencil case or bag. BLACK BALLPOINT PEN BLACK BALLPOINT PEN PENCIL PENCIL RUBBER RUBBER RULER RULER CALCULATOR (For Science and Maths, without lid) CALCULATOR (For Science and Maths, without lid) COLOURING PENCILS (For DT) COLOURING PENCILS (For DT) Other specific equipment. Other specific equipment.

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12 More Equipment MOBILE PHONES MOBILE PHONES MP3 PLAYERS MP3 PLAYERS IPODS IPODS Other electronic devices. Other electronic devices. Students are advised to bring in only the bare essentials that they need for the exam. Students are advised to bring in only the bare essentials that they need for the exam.

13 Other Information Bottled water is allowed in clear, see-through bottle - any labels must have already been removed. Bottled water is allowed in clear, see-through bottle - any labels must have already been removed. Trained external exam invigilators will be used. Trained external exam invigilators will be used. If students are unsure about any aspect, ASK!! If students are unsure about any aspect, ASK!! The earlier an error on an exam timetable is rectified – the better!!! The earlier an error on an exam timetable is rectified – the better!!! Thank you for listening – and for the parents – good luck…. Thank you for listening – and for the parents – good luck….


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